Key Turner for an easier experience when opening a door, OT Modification

adapted key turner allows individuals who with limited pinch & grasp ability to control key turn with two fingers & wrist motion.

This adaptive fishing rod holder was made for those who have fine motor difficulties. It gives students an opportunity to go fishing for class or for leisure.

Original: -This gives a visualization of the kinds of adaptations that can be made just by being innovative in your interests. Adapted equipment allows individuals with disabilities to enjoy their recreation activities more easily.

"Handy Helper" carrying strap, to help you carry your laundry basket with limited or no use of one hand/arm.

"Handy Helper" carrying strap, to help you carry your laundry basket with limited or no use of one hand/arm. Leaves an arm free to hold a cane.

The Brown-Bag Teacher: Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders

Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders

The Brown-Bag Teacher: Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders. I use card games with kids to teach social skills ( turn taking, loosing and winning with grace, negotiation. Sometimes kids do not have the muscle coordination to manage a hand of cards.

Water Walking Assistant, made of PVC pipe and pool noodle. I think that this would be a great adaptive equipment for people with polio because it would help them stay upright and assist with their walking in the water.

Water Walking Assistant

Water Walking Assistant, made of PVC pipe and pool noodle. This is such a simple adaptive device that it can be utilized to help people with a variety of disabilities.

If you have trouble bending over to feed your pets, mount some PVC inside an old basket and attach to a table. Never have to bend again.  From Adaptive Equipment OTA 210

If you have trouble bending over to feed your pets, mount some PVC inside an old basket and attach to a table. Never have to bend again. From Adaptive Equipment OTA 210 IAdl-petcare

A modified resting hand position splint. Made out of a swimming noodle!... Love this soooo much better than rolled washcloth

A modified resting hand position splint. Made out of a swimming noodle! Love this soooo much better than rolled washcloth- I like to cover mine with stockinette.

How Older People Adapt Everyday Objects to Make Daily Life Easier by David Preiss via WSJ.com #Household_Hacks

Do-It-Yourself Designs for Daily Living

How People Adapt Everyday Objects to Make Daily Life Easier. These are all objects PT or OT can use to help their patient of any age do their daily activities more easily.

Portable handle Car Caddie wraps around a door frame for ease getting out of the car.  google car caddie about $20

Portable handle Car Caddie wraps around a door frame for ease getting out of the car.

Do soft grip brushes help with arthritis/carpal tunnel? - Wet Canvas put pencil through for kids with special needs

A simple adaptation to a pen/pencil/paint brush that can allow an individual with arthritis and/or limited ROM of their hands to write and/or paint. I don't have arthritis, but I loved the idea for some of my friends.

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